Ben joined Seaside Bank & Trust in September 2010. In this role, he works with all of United Community's bankers to bring customized Wealth Management solutions to our clients. He also contributes to investment manager analysis and portfolio construction. Ben has performed equity analysis through fundamental techniques as well as technical analysis and charting methods. Before starting his career at Seaside/UCBI, Ben completed the MBA program at the University of Central Florida and received his Bachelor and Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder.